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Texas A&M Aggies vs Houston Baptist Huskies Preview

Houston Baptist HuskiesTexas A&M Aggies
Jan 3, 6:30 PM | Reed Arena

Houston Baptist Huskies vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds

4-9TEAM RECORD9-3

Texas A&M looks to cover the Aggies-Huskies pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 9-3 mark when they host Houston Baptist in college basketball wagering action.

Supporters of the Huskies have watched them go 4-9 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Aggies are at 9-3 and 3-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Aggies are 1-5, while the Huskies have a 0-1 mark.

View Houston Baptist vs Texas AM Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Aggies at No. 74 and the Huskies at No. 280 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 71-58 result in favor of the Aggies.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 122 in NCAA hoops at 36.8 per game. Contrast that with Texas A&M’s No. 216 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas A&M is the No. 250-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while Houston Baptist rates No. 333 at 3.9 per game.

Defensively, Houston Baptist features the nation's No. 189-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Texas A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 233 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Houston Baptist was a 95-86 loser at home against Army. Houston Baptist got 24 points from Tyler Russell but lost anyway, 95-86, to Army on Monday at Sharp Gym.

Texas A&M was a 61-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Army. Texas A&M earned a 61-55 victory over Army on Saturday, getting 12 points from Fabyon Harris at Reed Arena.

Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Arkansas are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Huskies at Aggies trends to consider:
Texas A&M is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Texas A&M is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Houston Baptist home to Texas-Pan American, Tuesday, January 8
Texas A&M home to Arkansas, Wednesday, January 9